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An Educational Crisis in America: One Parent's Perspective
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,720. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Essay » Political
There are problems with our educational system. If you sit down and listen to the right circle of people, they are talking about it but not doing anything about. I wanted to do more than talk. I wanted to do something about it. I wanted to bring the conversation to the people. I want to foster a dialog. You may not agree with my opinions but this is about people starting the dialog towards change.
Educative Essays: Volume 1
Price: Free! Words: 24,230. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Higher
This book contains a collection of 16 essays covering various topics related to the field of education.
Art Moves
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Art
Art Moves is bigger than a book. It is a brand, a movement, and an initiative to continue arts education literacy despite the global collapse of the public education system. Author and dance educator Cynthia Miltenberger uses Art Moves as a guidebook to showcase the relationship between visual art and dance.
Education, Knowledge and Educology
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,030. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
An examination of the questions of (1) what is education, (2) what is knowledge about education and (3) how can that knowledge be organized so that it can be used fruitfully to take rational action in the educational process to pursue and achieve worthwhile intentions and purposes. Techniques of ordinary language analysis are used to illustrate how to address and answer these questions sensibly.
LIVING ZEN! The Story of Zen With 26 Principles & Practices That Will Help You Succeed in Life!
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 22,470. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
This book recounts the origin of zen meditation in India, its movement into China, Korea and Japan where it became a primary feature of the way of Japan's samurai warriors, and presents the 13 principles and 13 practices that made Japan's most famous samurai so successful in fighting duels to the death...all applicable to both business and regular life in today's world.
A Girl's Guide to the Heroine's Journey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,350. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013 by Spero Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Science / Folklore & Mythology
Suitable for all ages, this book examines 17 myths of the heroic woman from around the world. Asian, European, African, Native American (North AND South America), Australian, and Oceanic stories are re-told, examined, and discussed in detail. Each examination includes activities designed to appeal to girls 7 years old and older.
Human Population Academy: Laws of Human Nature Based on Shan Hai Jing Research Discoveries by A. Davydov & O. Skorbatyuk
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,280. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013 by HPA Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Research & Methodology, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research
Have you ever considered that the root or cause of many problems and misunderstandings are fundamental differences between people? The solution to problems is in knowing these differences and living in harmony with Nature, because laws of Nature apply to everything and everyone! Power gained through the knowledge about Nature and programs implanted by Nature guarantees the survival of the fittest.
Learning Lessons: Education Sector
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 18,170. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Aims & objectives, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general
This ebook reviews and analyzes lessons drawn from evaluation of Asian Development Bank’s ADB support to the education sector over the last 10 years. It provides an expanded perspective of the risks that can reduce development effectiveness at the sector, program, and project levels.
Time To Write: 2013 short story prize
Price: Free! Words: 24,840. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
This anthology comprises NMIT’s second Time to Write short story contest. The 600 to 1000 word entries came from 12 to 17 year olds, adults, and NMIT students. Each was judged by a panel of Bachelor of Writing and Publishing lecturers and the winners announced at the Time to Write festival launch on Monday 27 May 2013.
Same Track, Different Track: One Adjunct's Alternative Route to the Tenure Track
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,510. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013 by Gone Dog Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
"I was never supposed to be where I am today. In academia, the route to the tenure track has on it a terminal degree, publications in peer-reviewed journals, and other what-everybody-else-has-done things.” So begins author Isaac Sweeney as he chronicles his unlikely path from a newspaper staff writer to his coveted tenure-track position in higher education.